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Petter Early Origins



The surname Petter was first found in the Palatinate, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.

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Petter Spelling Variations


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Petter Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Peter, Petter, Peeter, Peetter, Peater, Peatter, Peters, Petersen, Peer, Peers and many more.

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Petter Early History


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Petter Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Petter research. Another 349 words (25 lines of text) covering the years 1790, 1747, 1784, 1615, 1676, 1624, 1677, 1779, 1827, 1819, 1864, 1856 and 1918 are included under the topic Early Petter History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Petter Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Petter Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables with the name Petter during this period were Catharina Peeters (1615-1676), Flemish Baroque painter noted for painting seascapes; Johannes (or Jan) Peeters (1624-1677), a Flemish Baroque painter who specialized in seascapes and shipwrecks; and Carl Friedrich Peters (1779-1827), a German music publisher who began the famous "Peters Edition" of inexpensive...

Another 61 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Petter Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Petter Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Rees Petter, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1683

Petter Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johan Conrad Petter, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1709
  • Jerg Petter, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1727
  • Robert Petter, who arrived in Georgia in 1735
  • Johan Petter, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1754

Petter Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Franz Petter, who arrived in New York in 1850
  • John Petter, aged 30, arrived in New Orleans, La in 1851

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Petter Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    2. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    3. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    4. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    6. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    7. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    8. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    9. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    10. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    11. ...

    The Petter Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Petter Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 9 September 2013 at 19:48.

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